Lifestyle is all about the way we live and a healthy lifestyle is about finding room to make improvements, whether it is moving more, cutting portion sizes or just feeling good in your own skin.
As we’re living longer, it’s in our interest to squeeze the best out of life. Even small lifestyle changes can lessen the risk of conditions that can impact on our quality of life.
Did you know heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and even some cancers, can often be prevented? Considering one third of all deaths are due to lifestyle-related chronic conditions and four per cent of hospitalisations are also lifestyle-related, it is important to protect your future by knowing your health risks (The Health of Queenslanders 2016 – Chief Health Officer’s Report).
So, don’t delay. Try our free online health check now, to find out where you stand.
Healthier.Happier. is a state government initiative with lots of good ideas about making healthy choices, easy choices. Go to www.healthier.qld.gov.au to access some great resources and tools, ranging from food myths, to food storage tips and ideas on how to increase your physical activity level safely. Try the age calculator to test your health and fitness age and to look at how your lifestyle could be impacting on your overall age.